Can Python fix vcard files?
ppearson at nowhere.invalid
Tue Oct 14 16:54:56 CEST 2008
On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 03:23:37 +0200, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/10/14 <skip at pobox.com>:
>> Dotan> Can Python go through a directory of files and replace each
>> Dotan> instance of "newline-space" with nothing?
>> Sure. Something like (*completely* untested, so caveat emptor):
>> import glob
>> import os
>> for f in glob.glob('*.vcf'):
>> # corrupt data
>> uncooked = open(f, 'rb').read()
>> # fix it
>> cooked = uncooked.replace('\n ', '')
>> # backup original file for safety
>> os.rename(f, '%s.orig' % f)
>> # and save it
>> open(f, 'wb').write(cooked)
> Thanks, that's easier than I thought! I am sure with some googling I
> will discover how to loop through all the files in a directory.
Google no farther; that's what this line does:
for f in glob.glob('*.vcf'):
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